Careers at Torys

Current Opportunities

Torys LLP is a highly respected international business law firm with offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary, Montréal and Halifax. At Torys, diversity is a core strength. Our commitment to diversity informs our recruitment, retention, development and advancement practices with respect to all of our members. We thrive on the multifaceted and unique perspectives and talents of our people believing that diverse viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences enrich our professional lives, strengthen the quality of our work and improve our ability to respond to the full spectrum of our clients’ needs.

Our lawyers work together to offer seamless cross-border services to our clients all over the world. Dedication to professional excellence and outstanding client service is Torys’ hallmark. Of equal importance is our commitment to maintaining a collegial working environment – one that brings together individuals with diverse backgrounds, personalities and styles in an atmosphere of friendship and team spirit. As a Torys employee, you will enjoy both an exciting, fast-paced work environment and a supportive, collegial and team-based culture. At Torys, we take pride in our ability to attract and retain individuals who excel in their respective fields. We do this by providing stimulating work and learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Corporate Associate (Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a corporate lawyer to join our Legal Services Centre (LSC) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In this role, you will primarily take part in reorganizations, due diligence for corporate transactions and review non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) for key clients, revising them to meet the clients’ requirements, and negotiating with counterparty’s counsel. You will work as part of a team with colleagues in Halifax and Toronto to carry out this work quickly and accurately in accordance with established policies and procedures. This work offers the successful candidate an opportunity to engage in challenging, important work in a flexible and collaborative setting.

The ideal candidate will have a strong service orientation, excellent time management and organizational skills and superior attention to detail, and be able to work quickly and accurately on high volume, time sensitive matters. We are seeking someone who can adapt easily to new processes and technologies and who wants to engage in important work for important clients in a flexible and collaborative setting.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Corporate law experience at a top law firm, financial institution, private equity firm or pension fund, including exposure to reviewing, revising and/or negotiating straightforward corporate or commercial contracts
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent judgment, a high degree of professionalism, excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to work collaboratively with client personnel and constructively with counterparty’s counsel
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities, timelines and processes and contribute to process improvement initiatives
  • Member in good standing of a provincial bar and willing to be called to the Ontario bar

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head at ksheldrake@torys.com.

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Sociétaire en droit commercial (Montréal)

DÉTAILS DU POSTE

Torys est à la recherche d’un sociétaire en droit commercial pour se joindre à notre bureau de Montréal, où il travaillera en étroite collaboration avec les avocats des autres bureaux spécialisés en droit commercial, incluant le groupe œuvrant dans le domaine des institutions financières. Le candidat retenu profitera d’opportunités de travail stimulant dans le domaine du droit de la protection du consommateur et dans le cadre de tout autre dossier en droit commercial. Le candidat idéal fera preuve d’un sens aigu du service à la clientèle, de fortes aptitudes organisationnelles et de gestion du temps, de même qu’un haut niveau de souci du détail. Torys demeure ouvert aux demandes de modalités de travail flexibles.

COMPÉTENCES, APTITUDES ET EXPÉRIENCE

Le candidat idéal aura les attributs suivants:

  • un minimum de 2 à 5 ans d’expérience en droit commercial au sein d’un grand cabinet d’avocats,
  • membre en règle du Barreau du Québec,
  • membre en règle du Barreau de l’Ontario ou de toute autre province canadienne de common law,
  • fortes habiletés de communication en français et en anglais, tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit,
  • fortes habiletés techniques, juridiques, analytiques et de rédaction,
  • aptitudes organisationnelles et souci du détail de niveau supérieur,
  • un haut niveau de professionnalisme, de fortes habiletés interpersonnelles et la volonté de collaborer avec ses collègues et ses clients,
  • la capacité de travailler de manière autonome et au sein d’une équipe afin de prioriser les tâches et respecter les échéances, tout en travaillant dans un milieu dynamique,
  • la capacité de s’adapter avec aisance aux situations pourvues d’ambiguïtés et de changements, incluant les priorités et les échéanciers changeants,
  • La capacité de travailler des heures flexibles si nécessaire afin de combler les besoins des clients.

DEMANDES D’EMPLOI

Les candidats intéressés doivent soumettre leur CV à Kimberly Sheldrake-Head au ksheldrake@torys.com.

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Chez Torys, nous sommes déterminés à favoriser la diversité dans le cadre du recrutement, de la rétention et de l’avancement de nos professionnels. Nous croyons que la diversité, que ce soit en ce qui a trait à la culture, au milieu, aux expériences ou aux perspectives, joue un rôle primordial dans l’amélioration de la qualité de notre travail et de nos vies. Nous nous engageons à promouvoir et à créer un environnement de travail inclusif et accessible à tous. Les candidats atteints d’une incapacité ou d’un handicap auront accès à tous les accommodements nécessaires. Si vous souhaitez bénéficier de mesures d’accommodement lors du processus de recrutement, veuillez communiquer avec Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Gestionnaire sénior, Ressources professionnelles.

Le genre masculin est utilisé dans ce document sans aucune discrimination et dans le seul but d’alléger le texte.

Commercial Lawyer (Montréal)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a commercial lawyer to join our Montreal office. Working closely with the commercial lawyers in our other offices, including our Financial Institutions group, this role offers the successful candidate an opportunity to engage in challenging, important work in consumer protection and other commercial matters. The ideal candidate will have a strong service orientation, excellent time management and organizational skills and superior attention to detail. We would be open to flexible work arrangements.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least two to five years of commercial experience at a top law firm;
  • membership in good standing of the Quebec bar;
  • membership in good standing in Ontario or in another Canadian common law province;
  • strong written and oral French and English;
  • strong technical, legal, analytical and drafting skills;
  • exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • a high degree of professionalism, strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and client personnel;
  • the ability to work independently and as a part of a team to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working in a fast paced environment;
  • the ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities and timelines; and
  • the ability to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head at ksheldrake@torys.com.

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At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Private Equity/M&A Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a mid-level private equity/M&A associate to join our dynamic and busy corporate group in New York. For more information on our Private Equity practice, please visit https://www.torys.com/expertise/services/private-equity.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • significant private equity/M&A deal experience, including: advising private equity/institutional clients and their portfolio companies on buyout transactions, co-investment, joint venture and co-sponsor transactions and add-on acquisitions;
  • the ability to run transactions with limited supervision;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • approximately 4 years of relevant NY‐law transactional experience in a law firm setting;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.
You must be a member in good standing of the New York bar. 

APPLICATIONS

If this opportunity excites you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Kathleen Mon, Senior Manager, New York Administration and Professional Resources.

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We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kathleen Mon, Senior Manager, New York Admin and Professional Resources.

Team Lead, Accounts Payable & Trust (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Team Lead, Accounts Payable & Trust is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration, operations and service delivery provided by the Accounts Payable and Trust Team.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Daily Operations

  • Responsible for accounts payable (A/P), expense reimbursements and trust accounting.
  • Manage Chrome River Expense Report system.
  • Oversee all A/P, expense and trust transactions including:
    • Day-to-day processing of vendor payments (cheques, EFTs, wires and drafts);
    • Monthly HST, GST and QST returns; and
    • Bank GL and balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Manage and organize the workflow of the team while maintaining a high level of detail and accuracy.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and respond to complex questions and problems raised by clients, vendors and other members of the firm. Escalate to Senior Manager as required.
  • Manage the firm credit cards and rewards programs.
  • Review and approve expense reports and payments including cheques and EFTs / wires.
  • Review and update Accounts Payable and Trust policies and procedures as needed. Communicate, educate and train team on learnings and best practices.
  • Create and maintain payees in the 3E system.
  • Manage online vendor accounts, banking systems and cash balances.
  • Manage interim and year-end audit requests related to A/P and Trust. Manage occasional audits with respect to Law Societies and Sales Tax.
  • Responsible for Annual Law Society filings and government filings related to A/P and Trust.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives as required (i.e. upgrading chrome river, cheque requisition workflow, creation and roll out of new bank accounts, etc.).
  • Provide backup support to Senior Manager as required.

Team Engagement/Relations

  • Lead year-end performance review discussions with the team.
  • Participate in the recruitment process with Senior Manager, Accounting and HR.
  • In consultation with Senior Manager, Accounting, provide direction, coaching, technical and development support to the accounts payable team to ensure they are engaged, capable and meeting the service standards (in line with department goals/objectives).

Vendor Management

  • Maintain close and frequent working relationships with banks/consultants/vendors/various internal departments and offer recommendations for continued progress and improvements.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • College Diploma or University Degree with a major in Finance, Accounting or Commerce.
  • Professional Accounting Designation is an asset.
  • 5 years of previously related experience, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Experience with a complex accounting system required. Experience working with Elite E3 Financial System would be considered an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Ability to establish, lead and be a role model for healthy team dynamics such as supportive, collaboration, inclusive communication, joint problem solving, and conflict resolution.
  • Flexible and self-motivated working style with strong personal ownership for quality of work.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral); ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels within the organization with tact and diplomacy. French communication skills (written and verbal) are an asset.
  • Strong relationship, collaboration and consultation skills – able to work with a diverse group of stakeholders and navigate effectively within the organization.
  • Ability to think strategically and innovatively and deliver in pragmatic ways.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Ruby Dhindsa, Manager, Human Resources.

eDiscovery Analyst (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The eDiscovery Analyst is a subject matter expert on all technical aspects of litigation projects and cases, which includes responding to day-to-day requests from legal professional and law clerks.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Act as a key point of contact regarding matter workflow, document review, processes, electronic discovery and software needs.
  • Maintain knowledge and familiarity with litigation-related applications /support platforms and databases.
  • Work closely with the Manager, Litigation Technology Services to review and explore best practices and make recommendations on new and existing policies, procedures and technical changes.
  • Provide hands-on support, guidance, and training to stakeholders (i.e., searching techniques, document review strategies, workflow efficiencies, etc.) in the course of performing their roles; investigate and resolve issues as needed.
  • Research, identify and make recommendations for enhancements and implementation of technical solutions (i.e., discovery/trial presentation, electronic workflows, etc.).
  • Under the direction of the Manager, Litigation Technology Services, communicate business requirements of Relativity and other litigation support tools, and participate in vendor meetings.
  • Participate in projects, which includes tracking, monitoring and communicating on project-related issues (i.e., scope changes, variances and contingencies, etc.). Participate in firm wide projects as needed.
  • Provide guidance related to eDiscovery Reference Model (EDRM), project scope and workflow, litigation support software selection, and defensible methodologies.
  • Work with stakeholders to identify, assess, develop and design quality control protocols to ensure data integrity. Make recommendations for enhancements as required.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years’ experience with documentary discovery projects (i.e., identification, collection, processing, review and production, etc.).
  • Undergraduate education or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • Strong knowledge of Relativity, including processing & ingestion, analytics, productions and workspace maintenance; knowledge of TAR/CAL and/or Relativity certification (RCA) an asset.
  • Experience with other commonly used litigation-related applications (i.e., Nuix, Summation, Ringtail, etc.).
  • Strong knowledge of the litigation process throughout the lifecycle of a matter and an understanding of how technology can be used to support litigation efforts.
  • Flexible and self-motivated working style with strong personal ownership for quality of work.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral); ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels within the organization with tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong relationship, collaboration and consultation skills – able to work with a diverse group of stakeholders and navigate effectively within the organization.
  • Ability to think strategically and innovatively, and deliver in pragmatic ways.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Ruth Hawkins, Manager, Human Resources.

Head of Legal Project Management (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Head of Legal Project Management is responsible for the development, implementation and firm-wide adoption of legal project management (LPM) as part of matter management at Torys. He/she will partner with lawyers, law clerks and assistants in delivering LPM and in the process implement efficiencies in the way legal services are performed and delivered to our clients. The Head of LPM will work closely with other members of the Practice Solutions, Pricing and Pitches/Proposal teams to identify and develop initiatives that support legal process efficiency and improvement. Our goal is not to build a large legal project management group but rather for the Head of LPM to inculcate best practices within the working methodologies and culture of the practicing lawyers. As such, the role requires skilled change management skill as well as project management expertise, business acumen and technological facility. He/she will report to our Director, Practice Solutions and will receive support from our Coordinator, LPM.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Pro-actively identify fixed/alternative fee arrangements and complex matters involving multiple parties that would benefit from LPM. Work directly with lawyers on the development of matter plans, budgets, timelines and documentation to clearly-defined matter scope and assumptions and manage matters within those parameters.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Finance on the development of client-level and matter-level progress reports; analyze progress reports and/or follow up with lawyers on matter plans that require modification or communication with clients. Identify any “out-of-scope” requirements and bring to the partner attention for discussion and resolution with the client.
  • Assist partners and/or liaise directly with clients in tracking fees/costs and communicating fee updates, transaction milestones and “out-of-scope” work to clients.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and work closely with other members of practice solutions to execute on these opportunities.
  • Drive continuous improvement of processes, policies, and procedures for client legal project management to reduce cost to the client and improve profitability to the firm.
  • Assist in the development of legal project management tools, resources and technologies including software, templates, checklists, databases and forms.
  • Collaborate with Director, Learning and Development in the development and implementation of legal project management training for lawyers, law clerks and legal assistants.
  • Develop and present communications of legal project management successes for use in internal Firm communications, client pitches and marketing RFPs.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Law degree and 5+ years of large law firm, corporate legal department or other professional services experience.
  • Formal project management qualifications desirable.
  • Understanding of law firm processes and lawyer-client relationships.
  • Understanding of process and project management concepts in the legal or professional services environment, including establishing workflows and use of process mapping and after-matter reviews.
  • Proven experience managing large client facing legal matters with complex variables and budgets in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Works well within a team based environment with the ability to build consensus among disparate groups.  Enjoys collaborating with colleagues to deliver best of class service and programs to lawyers/clients.
  • Ability to self-manage and proactively seek to assist deal teams and partner in charge.
  • Technologically comfortable and capable, with advanced knowledge of Excel and financial reporting preferred.
  • Exceptional analytical skills to deliver data driven recommendations.
  • Ability to successfully direct others without formal authority, and to build positive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Exceptional communications skills (both written and verbal).
  • Willingness to work “hands-on” with all members of legal teams.

HOW TO APPLY:

We will consider junior or senior candidates. Compensation and career mobility will be commensurate with qualifications.

Interested candidates should forward their application materials (cover letter, resume and academic transcripts) in confidence to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment and Diversity.

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We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown.

Librarian (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking an experienced and skilled Librarian to join our Toronto office. Our team of researchers provides a broad range of high-level services to all of Torys’ offices, such as legal and business research, reference, current awareness and media monitoring, teaching and training, and a variety of other support activities. We will consider junior or senior candidates. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Actively collaborate with lawyers, students and staff to provide sophisticated and in-depth research, analysis, reference and other legal and non-legal information services.
  • Provide consultation and research guidance and assistance to lawyers, students, and staff in the conduct of their own research.
  • Work with Library staff and other departments to design and provide formal and informal teaching, training and orientation programs in research methodology and resources.
  • Provide current awareness updates through tracking legislative changes, case law alerts, and media monitoring.
  • In cooperation with Library management and staff, develop and maintain robust value-added programs to support the research needs of the Firm and its clients (such as bulletins, practice group presentations, or direct client services).
  • Assist the Practice Solutions team in the development, implementation, and promotion of initiatives, programs, collections, precedents, and other resources.
  • Aid Library management in the evaluation of new and existing research tools and make recommendations consistent with the Firm’s collection development and resource management goals.
  • Support the administration of the Library through the provision of technical services as needed.
  • Bill time to client matters as appropriate.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Master of Library Science, Master of Information Studies, or equivalent degree in library or information studies; Law degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a law library, preferably private.
  • Must have strong knowledge of the Canadian legal system, legal research methodology, and resources.
  • Extensive familiarity with legal systems, legal/business research methodologies, and resources of the United States and Commonwealth.
  • Expertise in using online research tools and resources.
  • Teaching and training experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a keen attention to detail. Able to effectively prioritize and meet multiple deadlines in a high pressure environment.
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to work creatively and with flexibility in a dynamic environment.
  • Committed to high standards of excellence in service deliveries.
  • Excellent communications skills with a proven ability to facilitate the exchange of knowledge amongst diverse groups and audiences.
  • Strong client service skills with an ability to innovate and improve methods and approaches.
  • Proficiency in French is desirable.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Ruth Hawkins, Manager, Human Resources.

Legal Practice Assistant (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Supporting a team of principals, the Legal Practice Assistant is responsible for managing the administrative side of their practices.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Principal / Client Support

  • Act as key contact for all matters relating to:
    • coordinating travel arrangements, preparing itineraries and travel expense reports;
    • completing LSUC renewal applications, and tracking CPD credits;
    • updating bios, internal and external conferences, and liaising with Boards, etc.
  • Prepare client correspondence in accordance with the requirements set by the principal/practice group, as required.
  • Update contact names and addresses in Interaction and any other client databases.
  • Coordinate client meetings, schedule boardrooms and arrange for catering or audio-visual equipment.
  • Update calendars for assigned principals, which includes meetings, appointments, due dates and client-related activities (i.e., set up/maintain tickler system to ensure principals engage with clients on a regular basis).
  • Handle and review all incoming mail, email, fax communications; and arrange for specialized mail/courier/messenger services as required.
  • Receive, handle, screen and/or direct incoming calls as directed by principals; respond to routine inquiries and requests from clients; and take messages as required.
  • Respond promptly to requests, and work collaboratively with other departments and members of the Firm.
  • Provide backup support when other Legal Practice Assistants are absent, are at capacity and/or managing multiple/difficult deadlines.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff as required (e.g., Facilities, Marketing, etc.).
  • Liaise and work closely with Legal Document Specialists and Support Assistants, as appropriate, to ensure tasks are completed within a timely manner.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives as assigned.

Financial Functions

  • Partner with principals to ensure docket time is entered by set deadlines and follow up with principals as required.
  • Monitor and review outstanding WIP (Work In Progress) to ensure timely billing.
  • Prepare, print and review prebills (e.g., monthly, quarterly or on request) using 3E billing workflow and functionality, and revise according to client billing guidelines and Firm standards and policies. Ensure invoices are sent to clients in a timely manner.
  • Prepare cheque requisitions as required to initiate payment of third party invoices and filing fees
  • Prepare various reports (e.g., spreadsheets) related to time/billing information for principals and/or clients as required
  • Proactively monitor specific clients and/or matters where Alternate Fee Arrangements are in place. Ensure special rates and discounts are applied to invoices. Actively monitor budget thresholds and update billing principals on status.

File Management

  • Prepare engagement letters and work with the Conflicts and Records team to coordinate new file openings, matter intake, conflict search and audit requests.
  • Maintain and organize files to ensure they are easily retrievable by principals, file/scan all paper or electronic correspondence/records into the firms document management system. Work with Support Assistants as required to store client files as appropriate within firm guidelines.

Business Development

  • Coordinate with various departments to ensure all necessary correspondence/documents are compiled for Pitches and Request for Proposals (i.e., principal bios, billing rates, etc.).

Project Management

  • Assist principals with matter/project management support as required (e.g., set up and prepare reports, proactively monitor and track project items and related budget information).

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Legal Assistant diploma or post-secondary degree/diploma in Office Administration is required.
  • Minimum 5+ years’ previous related experience, preferably within a legal professional services firm.
  • Must have strong knowledge of legal terms, documents and procedures.
  • Proficient in MS Office which includes a strong working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized.  Proactive and takes initiative.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime.

APPLICATIONS

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Accounts Payable Clerk (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Financial Services team. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Accounting, the Accounts Payable Clerk will be responsible for the following duties outlined below.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Process vendor payments (cheques, EFT, ACH, wires and drafts) using accounting and banking software, including review of backup for accuracy and approval.
  • Upload vendor files to accounting software and match to invoice.
  • Reconcile GL accounts, bank accounts, and vendor statements.
  • Process and post online client charges in the accounting system.
  • Maintain accurate records including scanning, filing and retrieval.
  • Provide payment information and assistance to legal and administrative departments when required.
  • Assist with annual 1099 reporting and filing requirements for NY vendors
  • Assist with expense reimbursements when required.
  • Backup for Trust Accounting responsibilities
  • Daily cash balance reporting

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting
  • 1-2 years previous related experience, preferably in a professional services firm.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite - which includes a strong working knowledge of Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Experience working with Elite E3 Financial System and/or any other financial accounting system would be considered an asset
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound judgment – the ability to work with tact, poise and discretion.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary (i.e. month-end, year-end).

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Ruby Dhindsa, Manager, Human Resources.

Floor Leader (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager, Legal Support, the Floor Leader is accountable for the overall delivery of the legal support services provided to principals on her/his assigned floor with a focus on workload management and distribution, service quality and efficiency. The Floor Leader also acts as key support for all assistants by removing barriers that impede productivity, helping balance workloads and quadrant arrangements, scheduling, identifying and sharing best practices and ensuring the right tools, echnology and training are available to perform accordingly. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Team Engagement: Establish healthy and productive floor team relationships by being a role model for respect, open communication, and supportive, collegial behaviour. Engage the floor team through group meetings and other means of communications to create and maintain a cohesive and positive work environment. Address any individual or interpersonal issues with open communication and shared problem solving. Find opportunities to recognize individual and floor team successes. Work with the Manager, Legal Support to recruit and make staffing decisions for the floor and take an active role to welcome and orient new hires.
  • Performance Management: Work with the floor team to ensure a clear understanding of performance standards and job expectations. Interview principals to obtain formal (annual) and informal feedback about individual performance, and work closely with the Floor Leader team to ensure performance ratings are delivered fairly and consistently. Together with principals, draft and deliver a balanced performance review, and be supportive to individuals by addressing any performance issues or learning goals with development and training plans.
  • Quadrant Teams, Scheduling & Work Allocation: Work with the Manager, Legal Support to determine the best shared resource model (“the quadrant teams”) for the floor based on knowledge of individual capabilities, requirements of principals, and on-going changes such as office moves and incoming/departing principals. Support the floor team to arrange primary and team support that provides optimum coverage for principals. Work with the floor team and other Floor Leaders to ensure equitable work distribution across and among floors. Manage the scheduling and approval of vacation requests, leaves and other absences, including daily sick calls, and personally provide overflow support to principals where needed. Take accountability for the key performance metrics for the floor including preparing and analyzing reports for overtime, utilization, and budgeting, and work with the Manager, Legal Support to recommend any changes needed.
  • Liaise with Principals: Be the key contact for principals on assigned floors with respect to all issues pertaining to support, involving the Manager, Legal Support for direction and coaching as required.  In addition to the formal performance management process, proactively check in with principals to ensure service requirements are being met. Work with the floor team to determine appropriate arrangements for alternate coverage (for absences, vacations and leaves) and to ensure the smooth delivery of service and minimized interruption to support.
  • Standards & Continuous Improvement: Proactively obtain input from floor team members, principals and others about the legal support model at Torys, and contribute to the development of performance standards, service offerings, and standard operating procedures. Work with Manager, Legal Support and the Training team to identify any current inefficiencies, best practices, and training solutions to support the development of technical and administrative capabilities of the team. Work closely with other departments to advocate for changes and continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the day-to-day work productivity of legal support professionals. 

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • A legal assistant diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution would be an asset.
  • 8 to 10 years of experience as a legal assistant, preferably within a law firm.
  • Previous experience coordinating a team, overseeing a project, or coaching people is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to establish and build trust-based working relationships.
  • A natural ability to establish, lead and be a role model for healthy team dynamics such as supportive collaboration, inclusive communication, joint problem solving, and conflict resolution.
  • A track record of challenging the status quo to make things better, improving ways of working, and delivering service in a more efficient and effective way.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral); ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels within the organization with tact and diplomacy.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Exceptional client service skills with a proven track record of ‘going above and beyond’ to service clients.
  • Strong organizational, attention to detail, and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of firm software (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel) as well as experience working in document management and time entry billing systems.
  • Ability to work overtime to meet client demands when required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Off-Hours Document Specialist (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking an Off-Hours Document Specialist to join our Off-Hours Support team. This position requires an individual with strong technical skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The standard hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 4:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provide timely and accurate document services support to legal professionals including document creation, revision and formatting, convert PDF’s to Word documents, create and edit Excel charts and PowerPoint slides and create comparison documents.
  • Respond to the document services email group inquires and requests in a timely manner.
  • Proofread documents and make necessary changes.
  • Transcribe digital dictations.
  • Monitor and redirect incoming faxes.
  • Provide administrative support to legal professionals including docket entry, arranging courier packages, photocopying, printing, binding and scanning.
  • Coordinate workflow and assignments with team members as required.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working as a legal assistant or document specialist within a law firm environment. Previous litigation experience is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint along with exceptional document services skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and proofreading abilities.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work professionally and collaboratively within a team environment as well as independently.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Marketing Technologist (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Director, Business Development & Marketing, the Marketing Technologist is responsible for the following duties outlined below:

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Content Distribution

  • Distribute bulletins, including HTML emails and posts for torys.com.
  • Distribute marketing mailings and other communications to external audiences such as firm announcements, thought-leaderships, holiday cards, and satellite office support.

CRM

  • Perform day-to-day data maintenance and data quality management.
  • Manage Data Change Management tickets (DCM) and follow-up on email bounce backs and “bad data”.
  • Maintain user account administration; license management; proxy administration (InterAction and RelSci).
  • Manage distribution list and CASL compliance.
  • Advanced configuration/operability of CRM and eMarketing solutions (DCM; Folder Dependency; synchronization with Outlook; ReAction server and Tikit configuration).
  • Provide assistant and lawyer support, and desk-side training including raising awareness and driving adoption for CRM; onboarding outreach; and “best practice” communications. Provide support for other administrative groups (i.e., Trainers, Alumni, etc.) as required.

Website

  • Maintain advanced system configuration, including user access, security settings, node configuration, and vanity URLs.
  • Host configuration and technology support for torysmontreal.com.
  • Manage vendors (One North); coordinate fixes, feature enhancements and upgrades.
  • Perform data integration with other M&BD systems.

Reporting and Analytics

  • Prepare “cost of client” reporting and template development/enhancements.
  • Follow-up and reporting for international travel.
  • Track open rates and monitor success of email and online campaigns; prepare reports on same.
  • QlikView reporting and analysis, including Client Dashboard and M&BD Budget and Spending reports;
  • QlikView technical support and template development, vendor relations, upgrades, etc.

Technology

  • Provide oversight for Business Development Suite (Experience Manager; Proposal Generator), including fixes, enhancements, upgrades, data integration with Elite and vendor management (Thomson Reuters).
  • Provide oversight for ContactNet and RelSci, including data integration with InterAction.
  • Assist with ad hoc initiatives and ongoing technology and operational support (alumni questionnaires); NPS and other surveys; digital signatures; client tickets; domain name registration/maintenance; file sharing; Google Custom Search Engine.
  • Liaise with I.S. on marketing technology matters, including data automation; hardware and software upgrades; department licensing requirements; technology evaluation.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Undergraduate education in Business, Marketing or Communications, or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • Minimum 8 years’ previous related experience in a marketing and/or business development role, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Knowledge of e-marketing software, CRM, web site platforms and CMS’s, Google Analytics, and Social Media.
  • Knowledge of legal markets and the legal professional landscape.
  • Exceptional client service orientation with a proven track record of ‘going above and beyond’ to service clients.
  • Able to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) to a broad range of audiences including to senior management, partners and clients.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to establish and build trust-based working relationships.
  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule and deliver within tight deadlines in a high pressure environment.
  • Proven project management experience and a demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage complex projects.
  • Strong leadership skills to be able to build, motivate and direct a team to success.
  • Sound judgment and decisiveness; strong strategic and analytical thinking skills.
  • Determined with a can-do, hands on approach; driven by delivery and end results.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Senior Corporate Associate or Counsel (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a senior associate or counsel to join our leading corporate transactional practice. This position will appeal to an excellent lawyer, who enjoys solving legal problems and leading files and teams. The ideal candidate will have 7 – 15 years’ of practice experience at a major Canadian or international law firm and will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • At least 7 – 15 years’ corporate transactional practice experience, including exposure to:
    • Advising clients on M&A transactions (public and private);
    • Financings (public and private); and
    • Securities matters.
  • Motivation to do complex and engaging work, which will include assuming primary responsibility on transactions and leading transaction teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent judgment and drafting skills.
  • Although not a requirement, the ideal candidate will have experience working in the mining sector.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their application materials (cover letter, resume and academic transcripts) in confidence to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment and Diversity.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown.

Trademark Agent (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a licensed Canadian trademark agent to join our dynamic and fast paced practice in Toronto. The ideal candidate will have significant experience working in-house or in an intellectual property group at a law firm. You will frequently be required to manage competing priorities and to work under tight timelines. You must also be willing to learn and develop, and have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability. You must have excellent judgment, attention to detail, organizational skills, and superior communication skills.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Significant experience as a trademark agent, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • preparing business practical opinions on the registrability and use of trademarks in accordance with criteria imposed by the law, procedure and practice
    • preparing, filing and prosecuting applications for registration of trademarks
    • advising trademark owners on the maintenance and protection of their trademarks, including foreign trademark portfolio management
    • assisting with trademark oppositions, including preparing pleadings and evidence
    • setting up guidelines for properly promoting, advertising and using trademarks
    • assisting with trademark portfolio management
    • advising clients on commercial issues and transactions involving trademarks including conducting intellectual property asset audits and preparing due diligence investigations
  • Understands the “bigger picture” and analyzes problems thoroughly
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the Trademarks Act (including upcoming amendments), as well as related rules, jurisprudence and Trademarks Office and Opposition Board practice
  • Must have strong written, oral and communication skills, and work well in teams, including mentoring skills
  • Must be a registered Canadian Trademark Agent

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and transcripts to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

To apply online, click here.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.


At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Mid-Level to Senior Corporate Associate, Projects (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for a mid-level to senior corporate associate to join our thriving projects team. This associate will have the opportunity to work on an internationally recognized, multidisciplinary team of lawyers to help clients to plan, procure, build and finance major capital projects across multiple sectors, including infrastructure, energy, mining and real estate. This associate will advise a wide range of dynamic clients, including sponsors, lenders, public authorities and contractors on innovative projects in Canada, the United States and internationally. The work will include commenting on, drafting and/or negotiating credit facilities and other financing agreements, concession and project agreements, major subcontracts (both construction contracts and service contracts), and equity arrangements.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • between 4 - 6 years of corporate, commercial or financing experience;
  • admission to the Ontario bar (admission to the New York bar is an asset, but not a requirement);
  • experience advising clients in respect of contract drafting, negotiation and administration, risk identification, evaluation and management;
  • experience representing private developers, public authorities, lenders, construction contractors and/or service providers in the implementation of large-scale capital projects;
  • experience working on commercial construction and project development transactions;
  • expertise in structuring, negotiation, and documentation of international and domestic project and structured financings;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Georgia Brown at gbrown@torys.com.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

Security Analyst (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Information Security, the Security Analyst is responsible for maintaining the daily operations of the firm’s computer systems, servers and network connections by ensuring complete integrity and reliability of information residing in firm databases, workstations, servers and other systems.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Daily Operations:

  • Monitors connection security for local and wide area networks, wireless networks, firm web sites, intranets/portals, and email communications. Ensures the security of data transferred internally and externally.
  • Maintains and monitors the firm’s security systems and their associated software or tokens, including firewalls, VPNs, IDSs, authentication and cryptography systems, and anti-virus systems for unusual or suspicious activity. Administers user logon and password management procedures.
  • Interprets network activity and potential incidents and implements plans for remediation wherever necessary.
  • Ensures that the appropriate patches, hot fixes, and service packs are installed on firm-managed systems and software in a timely manner.
  • Monitors and reviews 3rd party penetration testing of all systems in order to identify system vulnerabilities and apply remediation as necessary.
  • Keeps current with emerging security alerts and issues. Advises management, team and users as appropriate.
  • Assists in developing and testing of incident response plans and participates in activities relating to contingency planning, business continuity management and IT disaster recovery.
  • Researches and provides input on the firm’s information security governance.
  • Participates and assists in investigations and forensics for information security events and incidents.
  • Participates in projects and initiatives as required.  Provides 24/7 on-call security and systems support.

Vendor Engagement:

  • Works with vendors as required to resolve complex issues, or implement system upgrades/testing.

Team Support:

  • Provides hands-on support, guidance, and training to stakeholders as they interface with various systems and technology in the course of performing their roles; investigates and resolves any issues.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Provides input and makes recommendations on continuous improvements in process, awareness, knowledge and capability within information services in the area of security.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • A diploma/degree in technology with 5+ years of experience in an Information Technology role and 2+ years in an Information Security position.
  • CISSP or related IT security certification would be an asset.
  • Broad hands-on knowledge of network and information security components, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus/anti-malware/anti-exploit software, data loss prevention, data encryption, event log aggregators, access control methodologies, cryptographic systems and other industry-standard techniques and practices.
  • Experience with Check Point, FireEye, and RSA ACE Server is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Internet Protocol (IP) and Microsoft Active Directory Services is required.
  • Experience with investigation of security events and ability to identify if an incident has occurred.
  • Familiarity with penetration, vulnerability testing toolkits and the “black hat” industry of ethical hackers.
  • Familiarity with security and privacy legislation as it applies to information and network security.
  • Basic knowledge of information security frameworks (NIST, ISO 27001, CoBIT, PCI, SOX).
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to present information security ideas and best practices in user friendly language and interact with individuals at all levels within the firm with tact and diplomacy.
  • Exceptional client service combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • A pro-active, self-starter with good organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Ability to prioritize remediation of vulnerabilities and assess potential impact to business.
  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Flexibility to work after hours.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Ruby Dhindsa, Manager, Human Resources.

Mid-Level Real Estate Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level real estate associate to join our dynamic and fast paced practice in Toronto. The ideal candidate will have 4-5 years of experience working in a real estate group at a law firm. You will be required to manage competing priorities and to work under tight timelines. You must also be willing to learn and develop, and have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability. You must have excellent judgment, attention to detail, organizational skills, and superior communication skills.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 4-5 years of experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus on a variety of commercial real estate transactions;
  • experience with real property acquisitions and dispositions, development, commercial leasing and secured financing matters;
  • experience advising the real estate aspects of private and public M&A transactions, public debt financings, renewable energy projects and project financings;
  • strong analytical, communication and drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

APPLICATIONS

Interested applicants should forward a resume, cover letter and law transcript to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Student Development at gbrown@torys.com

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Student Development.

Mid-Level to Senior Corporate Associate, (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years’ corporate experience at a major Canadian law firm and will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada. 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • At least 4-6 years’ corporate practice experience, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • experience working with general corporate/commercial transactions
    • experience working on a variety of transactions including capital and private equity deals, public and private securities offerings, public and private M&A matters
    • experience working with a diverse client base that includes domestic and international corporations as well as emerging companies, financial institutions, government entities, public companies, etc. 
  • Superior interpersonal, client service skills and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage deadlines
  • Strong drafting skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team and works well under pressure 
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to embrace new changes 

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.


At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Student Development.

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